Procurement Assistant

Northern Region Water Board

The Northern Region Water Board is a Parastatal Organisation that was established in 1996 under the Water Works Act, Cap 72:01 of the Laws of Malawi. The core mandate of the Board is to supply potable water to urban, peri-urban, and upcoming market centers in the Northern Region of Malawi.

The Board seeks to recruit suitably qualified persons to fill the following vacant positions tenable at Head Office in Mzuzu.

PROCUREMENT ASSISTANT (GRADE RANGE A3-A1): ONE POSITION

Duties and responsibilities
Reporting to the Assistant Procurement Officer, the Procurement Assistant shall be responsible for the following duties among others:

  • Hiring motor vehicles, plant and equipment required by users upon receiving appropriate instructions and documentation from the Assistant Procurement Officer.
  • Initiating orders for goods and services upon receiving appropriate instructions and documentation from the Assistant Procurement Officer.
  • Collecting quotations from potential suppliers for the supply of goods and services upon receiving appropriate instructions and documentation from the Assistant Procurement Officer.
  • Participating in evaluation of requests for quotations
  • Undertaking prompt filing of procurement documents in a proper chronological order.
  • Participating in inspection of goods to confirm compliance with specifications.

Qualifications

  • Malawi School Certificate of Education or its equivalent and a Certificate in Procurement and Supply from the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) or recognized equivalent institutions.
  • At least one year experience in a similar position in a large and busy organization.

Terms and Conditions

The Board shall offer an attractive package (commensurate with qualifications and experience) which includes salary, medical insurance, water allowance, and membership to a Contributory Group Pension Scheme.

Method of Application

Application letters together with detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of certificates or notification of results and at least three traceable referees must be submitted to the following address: –

The Chief Executive Officer
Northern Region Water Board
Kawiluwilu House, Bloemwater Street
Private Bag 94
MZUZU.

Application letters should reach the Chief Executive Officer not later than 31st May 2024. Only shortlisted applications will be acknowledged.

NORTHERN REGION WATER BOARD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

FEMALES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY